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Spoken by the Dalai Lama on the Millenium. I received this in a power point presentation and wanted to share it with all. In only takes a few moments to read, but I hope the message will last a lot longer in your hearts!

~Cleo  :pharoah:  :cloud9:

Instructions for Life

1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk...

2. When you lose, don't lose the lesson...

3. Follow the three R's:
[*]Respect for self,
[*]Respect for other's and
[*]Responsibility for all your actions.

4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.

6. Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.

7. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.

8. Spend some time alone every day.

9. Open arms to change, but don't let go of your values.

10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

11. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll be able to enjoy it a second time.

12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.

13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation.Don't bring up the past.

14. Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality.

15. Be gentle with the earth.

16. Once a year, go someplace you've never been before.

17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds the need for each other.

18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.

19. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.



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